Insights
Featured agricultural insights and education across all challenge areas covered by the Foundation for
Food & Agriculture Research.

We invite members of the food and agriculture community to share their Insights on food and agriculture. Thought leaders from across the food and agriculture community author these Insights, including experts, partners, grantees, funders and farmers. Insights provide an opportunity to share important views, perspectives, research and opinions about current food and agriculture topics.

Opinions reflected in FFAR’s Insights belong to the author of each piece, and do not represent FFAR’s official position on any given issue.

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112 Insights found

Manure – Waste or Resource?

Manny Sabbagh

University of Minnesota

Diversifying the Future of Venture Capital

The first cohort of the HBCU Kirchner Fellows are Bryana Pittman, Kwame Jackson and Martin Adu-Boahene who co-wrote this Insights piece to share the value of this fellowship and its potential impact.

Dusting the Soil for Fungus-Prints: Spinach Seed Production and One of its Greatest Threats

Alex Batson

Washington State University

What Do We Call Innovation? Looking for Common Cause in a Sea of Needs

Susie Hutton

The Homestead Act, an Agricultural Revolution

Dr. Jacob K. Friefeld

Springfield, IL

Theodore Roosevelt and the “Tiller of the Soil”

Duane Jundt

Orange City, IA

A Farmer in Action

Karen Washington

Farmer Veterans: From “Army First” to “Mother Nature Always Wins

A day on the Battlefield: Searching for Perennial defenses in wild places

Kelsey Peterson

2019-2022 FFAR Fellow